Match 02
League Cup (Carling Cup)
Ipswich Town (h)

Exeter City 2 Ipswich Town 3.

League Cup.
Tuesday 10 August 2010

Ref: Rob Shoebridge

Att: 4520

League Cup – Carling Cup. 1st round

FT 2-2, AET 2-3

BBC match report –

Two David Norris goals, the second in extra time, allowed Ipswich to see off Exeter in the Carling Cup.

Ryan Harley's fine shot from a tight angle gave the hosts a brief lead - before Ipswich levelled through substitute Ronan Murray.

The Tractor Boys made it 2-1 when Norris beat Paul Jones' near post.

Harley forced extra time with an effort from 25 yards, but Ipswich had the final say, Norris following up to score after Jon Stead's shot had been saved.

The long trip to the west country proved worthwhile for Ipswich and their supporters, not to mention boss Roy Keane on his 39th birthday.

But it was tough work against an Exeter side who may have had a two-goal cushion if Matt Taylor had kept an early header under the crossbar.

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale tells BBC Radio Devon:

"It was a marvellous game of football and I'm delighted with the way we played.

"We took a lead, we recovered a lead. We did a lot but win the game.

"It was a real shame, but we gave great entertainment, and we're looking a good side"

Ipswich Town manager Roy Keane told BBC Radio Suffolk:
"Jon Stead did a great job up front and the young boys obviously followed him.

"We've got some good young players coming through and they had a good test tonight and came through it.

"If they keep performing like that the young lads will certainly be in my plans."



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